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Monday, October 22, 2018

No. 12 2012 - 23 Mar




New Chairman elected as North American Panel meets in Stamford

The 29 th session of INTERTANKO’s North American Panel took place this week in Stamford, Connecticut and proved highly successful with 50 attendees made up of Members, Associate Members and guests.   Graham Westgarth, INTERTANKO’s Chairman, provided the panel with an overview of the major issues that the association is addressing to assist Members, the most important being the financial...... More


Just how many VLCCs do we need?

There is a surplus of tankers in the market, but it is hard to see exactly what the surplus is as there is no lay-up and few tankers are being used for storage. Pretty much the only way that we can see that there is a surplus is in the low freight rates. That said, freight rates can fluctuate strongly over a short period due to special events and fluctuations in the availability of tankers in t...... More


Oil Pollution Legislation in Littoral States of the USA – get your copy now!

INTERTANKO published its first review of US state oil pollution laws in 1993 in response to the US Oil Pollution Act 1990. Following the Deepwater Horizon spill, we now publish a timely update of US State oil pollution laws focusing on the parties responsible, the range of claims, and potential financial liability. This publication is an essential guide for any tanker owner trading to US ports....... More